Education / Educación
St. Philip’s College 20th Anniversary 2015 CultureFest and Rib Cook Off
0 | By John Dendy
San Antonio.- The 20th anniversary lineup for the 2015 St. Philip's College CultureFest and Rib Cook Off has been confirmed with ribs, massages, musical guests and a March 10 certification from the City of San Antonio as a green event at the platinum level. The certification is the second-highest level possible from the city based on its Green Events Ordinance on sustainable policies for medium and large-scale events.
Edgewood ISD earns state performance award for 3rd straight year
0 | By Roland Martinez
San Antonio.- For the third consecutive year, Edgewood ISD has earned a Performance Excellence Program (PEP) Achievement Award from the Texas Association of School Business Officials (TASBO). Edgewood is the only school district in Bexar County with this distinction.
UTSA SBDC is accepting applications for Spring 2015
0 | By Kris Rodriguez
San Antonio.- The UTSA Institute for Economic Development San Antonio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will partner with Holt Development Services, Inc. to offer Holt's highly effective organizational development and leadership training to small business entrepreneurs in South Texas. The training program will be Feb. 17-April 7.
UTSA selected for Prestigious Community Engagement Designation
0 | By Mark Langford
San Antonio.- The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) to receive its prestigious Community Engagement Classification, recognizing the university’s commitment to serving the local community.
SwRI scientists develop solar observatory for use on suborbital manned space missions
0 | By Joe Fohn
San Antonio.- Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is preparing to unveil a new, miniature portable solar observatory for use onboard a commercial, manned suborbital spacecraft. The SwRI Solar Instrument Pointing Platform (SSIPP) will be on exhibit at the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), Dec. 16-19, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif.
Alamo Colleges board approves living wage for employees
0 | By Kay C. Hendricks
San Antonio.- At their regular meeting, December 16, the Alamo Colleges’ Board of Trustees approved the establishment of a living wage of $11.50 per hour for all full-time employees. This action will increase the minimum rates paid to employees at the lowest end of the pay scale to improve their economic well-being and that of their families.